Syllogism 44

Directions (1-5): In each of the questions below are given four statements (a), (b), (c) and (d) followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer
(a) if only conclusion I follows.
(b) if only conclusion II follows.
(c) if either conclusion I or II follows.
(d) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
(e) if both conclusion I and II follow.
Q1. Statements:
a. All flowers are buses.
b. Some buses are cats.
c. All cats are tigers.
I. Some tigers are buses.
II. Some tigers are flowers.
III. Some cats are flowers.
IV. Some buses are tigers.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I and II follow
(c) Only III and IV follow
(d) Only I and IV follow
(e) Only II and III follow


1. Ans.(d)

Q2. Statements:
a. All fans are rooms.
b. No room is green.
c. Some windows are green.
I. Some windows are fans.
II. Some windows are rooms.
III. Some fans are green.
IV. No green is fan.
(a) Only I follows
(b) Only III follows
(c) Only IV follows
(d) Only II and IV follow
(e) All follow


2. Ans.(c)

Q3. Statements:
a. Some tablets are rains.
b. All dogs are rains.
c. All rains are chairs.
I. Some chairs are tablets.
II. All dogs are chairs.
III. Some tablets are dogs.
IV. Some tablets are chairs.
(a) All follow
(b) Only I, II and III follow
(c) Only II, III and IV follow
(d) Only III and IV follow
(e) None of these


3. Ans.(e)

Q4. Statements:
a. No man is sky.
b. No sky is road.
c. Some men are roads.
I. No road is man.
II. No road is sky.
III. Some skies are men.
IV. All roads are men.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follows
(c) Only I and III follow
(d) Only II and III follow
(e) None of these


4. Ans.(e)

Q5. Statements:
a. Some candles are houses.
b. Some houses are trains.
c. Some trains are roads.
I. Some roads are candles.
II. Some trains are candles.
III. Some roads are houses.
IV. Some candles are roads.
(a) None follows
(b) All follow
(c) Only I and III follow
(d) Only II and III follow
(e) Only III and IV follow


5. Ans.(a)

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